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FCoE/8G FC Interop Results: Look who supports end users…and who doesn’t

…ociation (FCIA) announced the completion of FCoE/8GFC Plugfest held recently at the University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab (UNH-IOL).   While it looks like many vendors are on top of FCOE/8G interop testing, several major vendors were conspicuously missing: “Participating companies in the Plugfest included ATTO, Broadcom, Chelsio, Cisco, Emulex, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Ixia, JDSU, LSI, Mellanox Technologies, NetApp, QLogic and SANBlaze…


TelePresence for Everyone!

…dvancements, bring true pervasive video one step closer to reality and solve challenges around video delivery, interoperability and quality. What’s particularly exciting to me are the new endpoints, the Cisco TelePresence EX60 and the Cisco TelePresence System 500 32-inch, which extend the reach of the family of personal telepresence units with smaller footprint requirements and lower price points. The EX60 is a desktop system that is ideal…


Brocade’s “My Cousin Vinny” Approach to FCoE

…prove their products, they have taken great pains to work together to increase the number of products and their interoperability. Well, most vendors, at least. The FCIA FCoE Plug-fest, held at the UNH Interoperability Labs, have been going on for several years now. From time to time, Brocade participates. But this time around, they were a no-show. Brocade is, in effect, saying that the Cisco approach to FCoE has been “non-native,” pro…


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New Whitepaper: Cisco UCS, Citrix XenDesktop, and Atlantis ILIO

…ed master disk implementation, providing storage IOPS offload, reduced up-front CAPEX, and increased desktop/application performance.  The Atlantis ILIO solution has been tested for interoperability and scalability with the Cisco UCS and Citrix XenDesktop Validated Design (CVD), to deliver faster desktop boot times, logon, antivirus scanning and overall desktop performance.  The whitepaper is available for download here Follow me on Twitter!…


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MPLS 2010 Conference and Cisco Leadership

…rk Enabled Cloud and Service Models View more presentations from CiscoSP360. At this conference there was no question that MPLS-TP is the industry standard! Finally, most significantly, the ISOCORE interoperability demo was an excellent public venue to showcase the results of a first-ever multi-vendor, standards-based MPLS-TP interop testing. Having a new section on innovation and emerging technologies added depth to this conference. Bravo !…


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